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Peter Apo

Peter Apo: Obama Should Say No To Expanded Marine Monument Courtesy: James Watt

Peter Apo: Obama Should Say No To Expanded Marine Monument

Marine conservation is being used to justify a new wave of foreign intervention across the Pacific.
Peter Apo: Herb Kane Helped To Rebuild The Hawaiian Nation Herbert K. Kane, LLC.

Peter Apo: Herb Kane Helped To Rebuild The Hawaiian Nation

The work of one man was instrumental in making Native Hawaiians see themselves in a different light and overcome transgenerational trauma.
Peter Apo: Rapid Ohia Death Matters More Than You Think Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Peter Apo: Rapid Ohia Death Matters More Than You Think

The fungal disease threatens our most iconic plant, our watersheds and endangered species that rely on ohia for shelter.
Peter Apo: A Tribute To A Prince Of Hawaii Flickr.com/Mark Goebel

Peter Apo: A Tribute To A Prince Of Hawaii

How Prince Kuhio opened the door to U.S. recognition of the rights of Native Hawaiians.
Peter Apo: A Native Hawaiian Constitution Is Born Courtesy of Bryson Hoe

Peter Apo: A Native Hawaiian Constitution Is Born

The aha delegates have done their work. Now it's our turn.
Peter Apo: Nai Aupuni – A Nation Rising Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2015

Peter Apo: Nai Aupuni – A Nation Rising

The political gathering, or Aha, is taking pivotal steps on the path to self-governance.
Peter Apo: Don’t Misunderstand The Office of Hawaiian Affairs OHA archives - with permission

Peter Apo: Don’t Misunderstand The Office of Hawaiian Affairs

Most people have heard of OHA, but that doesn't mean they understand what it is, or what it does.
Peter Apo: Let There Be Light On The TMT Paul Bica/Flickr

Peter Apo: Let There Be Light On The TMT

The state Supreme Court decision halting — for now — the $1.4 billion telescope offers an opportunity to untangle cultural arguments about Mauna Kea.
Peter Apo: Caretaking Our Precious Past Wikimedia Commons

Peter Apo: Caretaking Our Precious Past

The Waikiki War Memorial Natatorium is too valuable to our history to be demolished. Let's quit fighting over it and find a way to restore the iconic site.